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The Speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed internal affairs minister Kania Obiga to brief parliament on the endless wave of kidnaps and killings which has taken its toll on the country. the speaker's directive comes at a time when hardly a day goes by without the country getting...
With the advancement of modern technology, ICT has continued to make life easier on the side of farmers especially with the use of mobile phones. Through this farmers get information on their finger tips about when and how to plant, pests and disease control mechanisms, weather updates and ease...
Cattle keeping has enjoyed a tax exemption in the agriculture sector with the motive to allow the sub sector grow. Critics call an end to that waiver. They say taxing cattle keeping business is long over due.
Hopes of Atiak Sugar factory being operational this year, hangs in balance again. This is after the ministry of finance failed to release the 47 billion shillings under the Agricultural credit Facility that is required for the completion of the factory. Finance minister Matia Kasaija who in July this...
The Uganda National Examination Board is calling for the amendment of the 1983 UNEB Act, which the board says it’s too weak to curb examinations malpractices. UNEB executive Secretary Dan Odongo reveals that the law is outdated and in conflict with other laws, which has made the examination body...
The Uganda Police Force has halted the licensing of private fire arms until a gun census and audit are complete. The move announced today is hoped to account for the number of guns in private hands and also combat the rising figures of gun related crimes in the country.
The general court martial has declined to release former Boda-Boda 2010 patron Abdallah Kitata fearing that he would use his influence within police to interfere with investigations and witnesses in his trial. The court instead started hearing prosecution’s first witness who a CMI operative who told court that Kitatta alongside...
D.P president General Norbert Mao has described the current caliber of parliamentarians as stranded Ugandans in politics saying most of them are in parliament because of luck.
The land inquiry commission has been surprised at how an individual acquired a title on a public access road and a parking yard blocking and restricting access to residences of many people. The commission that was probing officials from the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development over the...
SC Villa has opted to take its Uganda cup semi final first leg against Vipers SC to a neutral ground. Villa president Ben Misagga today confirmed that the Jogoos will host the Venoms at the Muteesa II Stadium in Wankulukuku.
Local leaders in the oil region of Bunyoro have accused oil companies operating there of violating the Ugandan local content guidelines on employment and service delivery in the petroleum industry. The locals led by their district chairperson Kadir Kirungi say oil companies are not seeking approval from relevant authorities...
The media is nothing without trust, and trust takes a long time to build but can be broken in an instant. The media in Rwanda needs to focus on building and retaining trust to consolidate its achievements so far. This according to Rwandan Prime Minister Dr. Edouard Ngirente who...
Rev Keefa Sempangi is best known for his ministry to street children as far back as the 1970s. But what many people do not know is that his passion for the street children almost cost him his life under Idi Amin regime. He was saved by a kind regime...
The Holy month pulls together a different set of obligations. Fashion is one of them. In this piece we look at how faithful’s fashion tastes stay within the lane of the holy month . We speak to scholar Dr.Mutagumya Hassan
The Lord’s Resistance army insurgency left a mark on many institutions in Northern Uganda, as buildings were shuttered. Lugore prison bears it all. The biggest prison at the time in Northern Uganda lost lots of infrastructure and lives to Kony’s LRA rebels.
Authorities in the eastern border town of Malaba are grappling with increasing risk of cholera following recent reports indicating that all water sources are contaminated with fecal matter. This is attributed to water logging, rampant open deification and poor sanitation. Authorities are concerned the situation could disintegrate if not...
On the 19th of May 2004, the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) raided the village of Lukodi, carrying out a massacre leading to the death of over sixty people leaving hundreds displaced. 14 years later, the survivors are demanding that government reconstructs their village.
The committee set up to investigate sexual harassment at Makerere University following an NBS investigative report has released their draft findings, calling for an overhaul of the administrative structures. The findings which relate to a damp campus environment, abuse of power, a general lack of awareness and poor academic...
Over 700 pilgrims from Tororo archdiocese will make the pilgrimage to Namugongo Shrine in a few days. The Archdiocese that is leading this year’s celebration blessed her pilgrims today.
Police has mounted a hunt for a suspected illegal gun owner currently on the run. This after Frederick Yiiga sent out a video in which he claimed he was in possession of a gun, he planned to use for criminal activities. A Police raid at his home ensued unearthing...